Planning and evaluation of experiments
Code  Completion  Credits  Range  Language 

17DBPVP  ZK  5  2P  Czech 
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 Department of Biomedical Technology
 Synopsis:

Determinism and chance. Errors in statistics application in research.
Population and sample. Sample size and representativeness ? basic ideas.
Mathematical statistics foundations revisited: Random variable and its distribution. Discreet, absolutely continuous, and mixed random variables. Quantiles as an inverse function to the distribution function. Nonsymmetric densities. Random vectors.
Dependence and independence of random variables, correlation coefficient.
Introduction to mathematical statistics and design of experiments.
Error propagation during transformations of experimental values. Point estimations: method of moments
Point estimations: maximum likelihood method. Confidence intervals.
Hypotheses testing, errors.
pvalue.
Specificity and sensitivity.
Problems related to the sample size.
Bayesian theory ? fundamental principles.
Bayesian statistics.
Current trends in mathematical statistics.
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The exam is practical, it is based on processing the student´s own date, and should support his/her dissertation. During the exam, the student shows an ability to apply and interpret selected parts of the course.
 Syllabus of lectures:

1) Determinism and chance. Errors in statistics application in research.
2) Population and sample. Sample size and representativeness ? basic ideas.
3) Mathematical statistics foundations revisited: Random variable and its distribution. Discreet, absolutely continuous, and mixed random variables. Quantiles as an inverse function to the distribution function. Nonsymmetric densities. Random vectors.
4) Dependence and independence of random variables, correlation coefficient.
5) Introduction to mathematical statistics and design of experiments.
6) Error propagation during transformations of experimental values. Point estimations: method of moments
7) Point estimations: maximum likelihood method. Confidence intervals.
8) Hypotheses testing, errors.
9) pvalue.
10) Specificity and sensitivity.
11) Problems related to the sample size.
12) Bayesian theory ? fundamental principles.
13) Bayesian statistics.
14) Current trends in mathematical statistics.
 Syllabus of tutorials:
 Study Objective:
 Study materials:

Required:
[1] C. Chatfield: Statistics for technology: a course in applied statistics. 3rd ed. Boca Raton: Chapman & Hall/CRC, 1998. ISBN 0412253402
Recommended:
[2] Evidencebased outcome research: a practical guide to conducting randomized controlled trials for
psychosocial interventions / edited by Arthur M. Nezu and Christine Maguth Nezu.
Oxford University Press, 2008. ISBN 9780195304633
[3] D.S. Silvia, J. Skilling: Data Analysis. A Bayesian Tutorial. 2nd ed. Oxford University Press, 2006. ISBN 978?0?19?856831?5.
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